LibriVox recording of History of the Thirty Years War, Volume 1, by Friedrich Schiller. Translated by Rev. A. J. W. Morrison. Read by Alan Winterrowd.
The History of the Thirty Years War is a five volume work, which followed his very successful History of the Revolt of the Netherlands. Written for a wider audience than Revolt, it is a vivid history, colored by Schiller’s own interest in the question of human freedom and his rationalist optimism. Volume 1 covers the background of the war, through the Battle of Prague in late 1620. (Introduction by Alan Winterrowd)
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